Delicious Classics & New Favorites:
18 Cookie Recipes for the Holidays

Delicious Classics & New Favorites:
18 Cookie Recipes for the Holidays

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Faith Durand
Dec 10, 2012
Do you have a perfect recipe for cut-out sugar cookies? One that rolls out beautifully and bakes up sturdy yet chewy? What about that killer Nutella cookie recipe — the one that will climb to the top of the cookie exchange? We have these for you today and more — a list of our own very favorite recipes for this high season of holiday cookie baking. There are spicy cookies with candied orange slices, and molasses cookies with a sugary lemon glaze. There are toffee chocolate chip bars, and peanut butter-espresso blossoms. There are the standbys, delicious old friends — holiday snowballs, pfeffernusse — and new classics, like rosemary and brown butter shortbread. Which will be your favorite this year? TOP ROW • 1 Peanut Butter & Espresso Truffle Blossoms • 2 Molasses Spice Cookies with Orange Sugar • 3 Life-Changing Vegan Thumbprint Cookies • 4 Chinese Five-Spice Cookies with Candied Mandarin Oranges • 5 Ritz Cracker Cookies MIDDLE ROW • 6 Vegan Vanilla Almond Sandies • 7 Holiday Snowballs • 8 Hazelnut & Olive Oil Shortbread • 9 Nutmeg-Lemon Pfeffernusse • 10 Earl Grey Tea Cookies BOTTOM ROW • 11 Best Cut-Out Sugar Cookies • 12 Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookies • 13 Rosemary-Walnut Browned Butter Cookies • 14 No-Bake Nutella Peanut Butter Cookies • 15 Chewy Molasses Cookies with Crunchy Lemon Glaze What's your favorite holiday cookie? Any of them on the list above? Related: Best Cut-Outs & More: 10 Essential Holiday Cookie Recipes (Images: See linked recipes for full image credits)
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